Angelica – increases perseverance and stamina. It stimulates blood circulation, aids blood cell formation, reduces symptoms of PMS and menopause, stimulates the immune system, is used to fight infections, and acts as an antiseptic and sedative.
Anise – is thought to instill harmony and balance. It stimulates digestion, relieves cramps, and soothes nervous tension. It also has a reputation for relieving menopausal symptoms, heart palpations, and chest and sinus ailments.
Artemesia – is a powerful anti-allergen and anti-inflammatory, effective at treating eczema and psoriasis.
Balsam Peru – is used to treat asthma, rheumatism, and external wounds. It is also used for ulcers and chapped skin.
Basil – is used to overcome emotional negativity and mental fatigue. It increases concentration, stimulates blood circulation, and is useful for relieving bronchitis, gout, migraine, indigestion and nausea, colds, depression, PMS, and other aches and pains.
Benzoin – is comforting, balancing, and sweetly sensuous. It is a natural antiseptic, expectorant, and anti-inflammatory and has been recommended as an inhalant for throat infections, coughs, bronchitis, and asthma.
Bergamot – is a powerful antiseptic. It also destroys bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and is often used to treat acne, eczema, cuts and scrapes, and stretch marks. It also uplifts the spirit and is good for relieving anxiety and depression.
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Cardamom – gently warms the stomach, easing heartburn, nausea, and poor appetite. It can minimize fluid retention, can ease coughs and muscle spasms, and is excellent for freshening breath.
Cedarwood – is useful for eczema, acne, and skin problems. Its fragrance is a natural stimulant when inhaled. It helps clear breathing passages, and has been used to treat bronchitis and pneumonia.
Chamomile – relaxes the mind and body and soothes frayed nerves. It also has powerful anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving qualities, and is used to treat sunburn, eczema, PMS, and digestive ailments.
Citronella – is used mainly as an insect repellant. It also acts as a heart stimulant and has been used to treat colds, insomnia, rheumatic problems, and other aches and pains.
Clary Sage – has a reputation for exciting euphoria and feelings of well-being. It relaxes the metabolism and can keep the brain alert. It is useful in cases of fatigue and nervous exhaustion. It can promote restful sleep. It is also a noted aphrodisiac.
Clove – is a powerful antiseptic, can numb toothache, and treat pain. It is also used to treat flu, colds, and bronchitis.
Coriander – eases neuralgia and rheumatic pains, fatigue, and loss of appetite. Its stimulating fragrance can freshen the intellect and is used as a remedy for hiccups.
Cypress – strengthens connective tissues, arteries, veins, weakened ligaments, and tissues. It is also used as an antidepressant, and is said to be effective at relieving circulatory problems, coughs, and bronchitis.
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Eucalyptus – has superlative germicidal, antiseptic, and bacterial properties. It is a favorite remedy for colds and flu, coughs, fever, nervous disorders, and fatigue. It is also used as an insect repellant.
Frankincense – is a rejuvenator for dull, aging skin, an expectorant and pulmonary antiseptic. It can deepen the breathing and help the immune response. It is also a first0rate mod lifter, and helps refine intuition.
Geranium – has a balancing effect on the mind and body, and effectively treats headache, fatigue, skin disorders, fungal infections, and circulatory conditions. It is also an antidepressant and can aid memory.
Ginger – is a stimulant, aphrodisiac, and digestive aid. It works to relieve colds, coughs and sore throats, relieves pain from arthritis, menstrual cramps, and headache. It also increases alertness and mental energy.
Grapefruit – is extremely uplifting and invigorating. It is a helpful regulator for the digestion and a tonic for the liver and gall bladder. It is used to treat dull skin, toxin build-up, and water retention.
Grapefruit Seed – is considered a natural alternative to antibiotics. It is used to treat Candida, bacterial and parasitic diseases, abdominal pain, and fatigue.
Immortelle – has a strong, grounding psychological effect. It has proven effective on whooping cough, liver fatigue, and has a regenerative effect on skin.
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Jasmine – is considered almost magical in its ability to touch the soul and heighten the emotions. It is often used as an aphrodisiac. It can relieve headaches, ease muscle cramping, invigorates dry or aging skin, and aids in the healing of wounds.
Juniper Berry – is good for any system that is sluggish and unable to eliminate toxins. It has shown to be effective in treating rheumatism and aching joints, alleviates retention of fluids, and helps local circulation. Its fragrance is thought to be an emotional purifier.
Labdanum – is imbued with a gentle erotic quality. It is used for aiding meditation and centering, as well as treating skin disorders. It stimulates white blood cell production, and is a potent antiseptic, astringent, and tonic.
Lavender – is both a tonic and sedative. It can cure headaches and bring restful sleep. It is also used as a digestive aid, helps ward away colds of flu, and is useful in pregnancy to avoid nausea. It is also used for headache, anemia, arthritis, backache, poor digestion, bronchitis, menopause, and insect bites.
Lemon – is best known as a remedy for fevers, sore throat, and coughs. It lifts the spirits, sharpens the brain, and acts as a liver tonic. It can purify and strengthen the circulation and help the body to ward off germs, viruses, and respiratory infections.
Lemon Verbena – is thought to transmit joy and open us to possibility and cosmic energies. It assists in relieving indigestion, excess gas, nervous palpitations, and loss of appetite.
Lemongrass – has a soothing action on the nervous system. It can relieve headaches and stimulates the thyroid gland. It is also used to reduce headache, indigestion, rheumatism, irritability, and drowsiness.
Lime – stimulates, cheers, and refreshes the body. A noted antiseptic, it is used to fight infections and is a natural deodorant.
Linden – is used as a calming agent and relieves symptoms of indigestion, the common cold, and abdominal pain. Is also used for headache, insomnia, migraine, and stress.
Litsea Cubeba – is claimed to have antiseptic healing properties. It can aid tissue toning and reduction of cellulite.
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Mandarin – is used as a sedative for the nervous system, and is very good for relieving stress and irritability. It is also known to relieve insomnia, and is shown to be successful in treating backache and edema.
Melissa – helps reduce shock, distress, depression, nervousness, headache, and insomnia. It is also a well known bacteria fighter and sedative.
Mugwort – is useful as an aromatic bitter for nausea, excess gas, and indigestion. It is thought to stimulate menstrual activities and has proven anti-parasitic qualities.
Myrrh – is a strong antiseptic and stimulates the production of white blood cells. It is a wonderful healer for dermatitis, eczema, bruises, and difficult to heal wounds.
Neroli (Orange blossom) – is used to fight depression, frigidity, insomnia, mature skin, scars, shock, stress, and stretch marks. It has strong antibacterial properties and is often used as an aphrodisiac.
Oakmoss – has a calming and balancing effect, and is a noted aphrodisiac. When inhaled, it can work wonders for chest and sinus congestion.
Orange – is excellent for raising spirits and brings a light-hearted sense of well-being. It is also a good blood cleanser.
Patchouli – is often used as an aphrodisiac. It is balancing and uplifting. It is known to have a tonic and antiseptic effect on the colon and has been of use in treating constipation and infectious diarrhea.
Peppermint – is a popular digestive aid, helping to relieve many stomach problems. It is frequently used for asthma, colic, exhaustion, fever, headache, nausea, sinusitis, and vertigo.
Pettigrain – strengthens those recovering from illness or disappointment, and is a useful remedy for bronchial problems. It also helps support the skin’s detoxifying process.
Pine – is cleansing and invigorating, a real tonic for the respiratory system. Good for the circulation and lymph, it encourages the body to release toxins and is helpful for heavy smokers or convalescing. Also terrific for colds, influenza, bronchitis, and winter aches and pains.
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Rose – is the supreme healer, a tonic and cleanser for the entire system with a nurturing effect, which makes it of use in treating almost any long-standing condition. It is useful for grief, bereavement, and emotional wounds.
Rosemary – promotes circulation and flow of oxygen in the body, helping to shift fluid and expel toxins. It is valued for its bracing, stimulating fragrance and its ability to relieve tiredness and depression.
Sandalwood – is balancing, lubricating and useful in all types of skin care. It is very soothing for the nervous system and is also used in many aphrodisiac blends.
Spikenard – is cooling, laxative, and fever reducing. It has been used to treat depression, irregular heartbeat, poor circulation, and symptoms of PMS.
Styrax – is widely used in perfumery, and its medicinal uses are similar to those of benzoin oil. It is also known to stimulate memory.
Tea Tree – is a powerful disinfectant, capable of dealing with a variety of infections. It is also used to treat wounds and many skin conditions.
Thyme – invigorates and helps build strength. It is a strong antibacterial agent, supports the formation of white blood cells, acts as an expectorant and antiseptic, and vanquishes colds, bronchitis, flu, sinusitis, and indigestion.
Vanilla – is often said to have aphrodisiac qualities. It has been used in the treatment of impotency and frigidity. It can also be used as a relaxant for nervous tension and stress.
Vetiver – is useful for treating nervousness and exhaustion, anorexia, and postpartum depression. A powerful moisturizer, it is used to stimulate circulation and improve dry, irritated skin.
Ylang Ylang – is one of the most relaxing fragrances to both mind and body, lowering blood pressure and acting as a natural antidepressant. It is known to regulate breathing and heartbeat and relieve frustration, rage, hysteria, panic, palpitations, and shock. It is useful for PMS, mood swings, and tension headaches.
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